Andres Fonseca reviews a recent meta-analysis that explores whether smartphone mental health interventions can reduce the symptoms of anxiety.[read the full story...]
Ian Hamilton summarises the discussion that took place at the #WomenAndDrugs conference in York on 2nd June 2017, which brought together a group of experts representing research, treatment and policy.[read the full story...]
Joe Barnby offers his own first-hand experience and brief review of the clinical evidence for the effectiveness of floatation tanks to tackle chronic pain, anxiety, and depression.[read the full story...]
Kirsten Lawson explores a recent study of liaison psychiatry professionals’ views of general hospital care for patients with mental illness.[read the full story...]
Geoff Page publishes his debut elf blog on a new systematic review of alcohol and drug use disorders in recently incarcerated men and women.
We’re publishing this blog to coincide with the #WomenAndDrugs event taking place in York today, which you can follow on Twitter and via our live podcast.[read the full story...]
Some of the country’s leading experts on mental health and substance abuse will gather at the University of York tomorrow to “end the silence” surrounding women and addiction. We’ll be taking this #WomenAndDrugs event #BeyondTheRoom and I’m delighted to be publishing two relevant blogs, one today and the other tomorrow.
Here’s the first from regular elf blogger Ian Hamilton, who explores a recent narrative literature review on effective interventions for drug using women offenders.[read the full story...]
Ian Cummins considers a recent systematic review on the threat of home eviction and its effects on health through the equity lens.[read the full story...]
Dave Steele explores a recent literature review about the impact and measurement of social dysfunction in late life depression, which focuses on how wearable technology can be used to measure and support social functioning in older adults.[read the full story...]
Jasmin Wertz summarises a recent article that explores how fathers, fathering, parenting styles and dads’ mental health may shape the development of child psychopathology.[read the full story...]
#UCLJournalClub students worked collaboratively on this blog, which summarises a recent personal view in The Lancet Psychiatry about possible scenarios for the future of mental health care.[read the full story...]